Sunday, 26 July 2015

29. Lebadea martha martha (The Knight)

Number: 29
Family: Nymphaliidae
Sub-Family: Limenitidiinae
Species: Lebadea martha martha (Fabricius,1787)
Common name(s): The Knight
Photography location: Huu Lien N.R. (Lang Son Prov.)

Two species of Lebadea are currently known – martha and alankara. The former is a widespread Indomalayan species whereas the latter is only known from Java, Sumatra, Borneo.

Lebadea martha martha resting on a leaf showing its splendid wing upperside (Huu Lien, June 2016)

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